Most Canadian job seekers would understand a “bilingual” position to be demanding language skills in both English and French. But
Lindsay ShepherdMy latest article.
Many jobs in the Vancouver area require applicants to speak Mandarin or Cantonese. I contacted some of the organizations demanding Mandarin-speaking staff, asking them why those language skills were required, but none responded to me.
Points covered in this video: - My motivations for applying to graduate school - The prevalence of identity-based research interests - A peek into the "Postm...
Lindsay ShepherdNEW VIDEO:
- My motivations for applying to grad school
- Prevalence of identity-based research interests
- "Postmodern neo-Marxist" course content
- Lack of standards
- Infantilization of grad students
The Laurier Society for Open Inquiry, which was founded in January 2018 by Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) graduate student Lindsay Shepherd, has over 180 members and has held numerous successful events in the Waterloo region in Ontario. LSOI hosts...
The Laurier Society for Open Inquiry will be hosting Meghan Murphy, Founder and Editor of Feminist Current, Canada's leading feminist website.
Meghan will be addressing the question: "Does Trans Activism Negatively Impact Women's Rights?"
We need to trust that our corrections system will properly punish the perpetrators of the most grotesque acts. The recent decision to transfer child killer Terri-Lynne McClintic from prison to an Indigenous healing lodge undermines that trust and...
Official Student site of Wilfrid Laurier University, located in Waterloo and Brantford, Ontario, specializing in business, music, science, arts, social work and education.
Lindsay ShepherdWILFRID LAURIER UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADS: Opt out of your $5.44 per term @LSPIRG fee by TOMORROW. They are an anti-free speech organization, want to shut down speakers they disagree with & no one knows where their $ really goes. Opt-out link: web.wlu.ca/lspirgoptout/l… #Laurier2022
The pastor of a church that helped sponsor a Syrian refugee family said it was “absolutely devastating” to find out one of the family members has been charged with murder in the death 13-year-old . . .
Lindsay ShepherdIt does strike me as interesting that it was Bowen Island residents that raised $45,000 to bring over Ibrahim Ali. For those who don't know, Bowen Island is an island of almost all affluent white people. They know refugees won't be moving to their island.
How will campus free speech policies that aim to promote “open debate” and “the exchange of ideas” address overreaching Gendered Violence policies and power-hungry activists that manipulate the internal complaints system? At this point, they can’t.
Lindsay ShepherdIn light of the Ontario Government's announcement yesterday...
"Why we should be skeptical of government-mandated campus free speech policies"
A public talk by two controversial Canadians accused of hate speech has been cancelled after Auckland's mayor Phil Goff banned them from all council venues.
Lindsay Shepherd"I don't think insulting Muslims comes under free speech, that's an abuse of freedom of speech."
well.....insulting people is not nice, but that's not how it works
i'm also a NZ citizen. find this quite surprising actually.
After being disciplined by Wilfrid Laurier, where she was a graduate student, a free speech proponent sues the university for $3.6 million, alleging that the school’s actions have left her unemployable.